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>> today we mourn for more americans that represent the best of the united states of america. we will not waiver in our commitment to see that justice is done for this terrible act and make no mistake, justice will be done. >> this is on the heels of romney's slamming the president's response which became a fierce back and forth between the two campaigns. and mitt romney appeared in florida, launching a preemptive attack on the obama administration. >> the first response of the united states must be outrage of the breach of the sovereignty of our nation. an apology for american values is never the right course. as i watched over the passed 3 1/2 years, the president has had some successes and failures, and it's a hit or miss approach, but not based upon sound foreign policy. >> here is the statement released just before midnight that kicked off the campaign bickering. romney saying it's disgraceful that obama's administration's first response was not to condemn the attack but to sympathize with those that waged attacks. >> hillary clinton expressing our profound sadness over the
is the militias in libya with all the guns and weapons were equipped while the united states led from behind to do nothing. something one of the lessons is when there is this kind of thing, we should be in there, helping our friends in this case establish law and order. the public reaction in libya, the killing of the ambassador is frankly very sympathetic to the united states. and i think we should be taking advantage of that. lou: we didn't like the results of the election in egypt, but they also had an election, they also had change direction, again from a direction that the united states is not particularly enamored with. nonetheless, they had changed the character of their government in the direction of the nation. what should we do there as well? >> well, i think that we should be a lot clearer about what is acceptable and what is not acceptable. it was unacceptable for the president of egypt come to the united states into the case of sitting in jail because of the 1993 world world trade center bombing. it is certainly unacceptable for president mohammed morsi of egypt basically equivocate a
think we should discuss in the united states. >> let me read you something i know you're probably quite familiar with. for our viewers, something the president has said repeatedly. this he said at the beginning of the year. as president of the united states i don't bluff. i think both the iranian and the israeli governments recognize that when the united states says it is unacceptable for iran to have a nuclear weapon, we mean what we say. do you disagree with that? that implicit in that is that he will stop them before they have a nuclear weapon, which means they'll draw red lines. i think it's important to communicate it. i wouldn't bet -- i wouldn't bet the security of the world and my own country's future from a country that threatens our annihilation and murders civilians en masse in syria and brutalizes its own people. i wouldn't bet the future on intelligence for simple reasons. american intelligence and israeli intelligence that cooperate together. had wonderful success about saving lives and alerting the people, and also, you know, you just marked 9/11. that wasn't seen. none o
two years of the obama administration, they had 60 united states senators, a big majority democratic majority in the house. they could do anything they wanted to without republican help, and they did. the stimulus was supposed to have us at 6% unemployment. it has been a flop. it grew the government, hasn't created jobs. obama care was supposed to lower premiums for everybody. this $2,200 per person higher, and people will not lose their health care, 6 or 7 million have been displaced. they promised to reduce the deficit in half in its first term. this went up by 51%. this is why mitt romney is in good shape. during the debates, we're about to focus on four years of barack obama, not everything just about what mitt romney may have said or puts his dog on the car. >> it is true that this president campaigned more than any other, although they all campaign on let's change washington because everybody hates washington, but this president, more than any other, has been one that said i'm going to go in there, and i'm going to change washington, hope and change, hope and change, and now he
surveillance in the united states. after their two weeks of work, lawmakers will likely only finish government spending, maybe disaster aid or benefits for needy families. it is very unlikely congress resolves anything on taxes, fiscal cliff, post office reform, or the farm bill. and a top house republican blames it on the senate and says it is all democrats. >> the u.s. congress has been working quite a bit. it's the u.s. senate that's been stopping everything. so we don't know how much comes to fruition, but we do know we will get things through the house, but when it gets to the senate -- [inaudible]. rich: democrats say it is the republicans fault. in an op-ed in politico, it says since president obama took office republicans have done little but obstruct and delay. democrats have offered their plans. republicans theirs. neither sees the political benefit of negotiating any of this until they know who wins in november. connell: rich, thank you. rich edson in d.c. for more, let's bring douglas holtz-eakin in, former cbo director, also in washington. it's almost a joke to us after a while, t
. the defense minister pointed out we have best relations between israel and united states of the securities we have ever had. we have operation iron dome which allows the folks in israel to be protected from these rockets. i think it is one of those things that it is election year thing. connell: but the week of the u.n. general assembly, you don't think that's a fair political criticism from the other side? say hey listen, there's a lot going on here in the world, you should have sat down with them, you don't think that's fair? >> i don't think it's fair. he keeps good communications with the rest of the world. our relations with the rest of the world have been better than a long time. when i travel, people were very very pleased with what the administration was doing. they respect the president. look, we're in the last what 40 some days of a presidential campaign. that's the high priority. connell: let's talk about that a little bit before we let you go. the republicans would say look at the unemployment rate under president obama how it's stayed above 8%, this is quote unquote our year, we
these guys want to impose a european tax solution on the united states. it doesn't work. neil: there must be a middle ground. >> you have to get out of the recession first. neil: governor dukakis, thank you so much. the governor and i were getting into some of the particulars are mess. the fact of the matter is that as the governor pointed out, it will be able of what you want the governments role to be on spending. now, democrats at this convention are the same, do we want to resort to the policies that got us into this mess, or do we want to continue the policy that many of them argue is just going to continue. that is the point will be taken up later this evening with martin o'malley, who is among those saying that we have to get a handle on how much we are really committed to looking at this for your thing and whether it is something that we are not addressing right now. in other words, democrats are divided as to whether they can make it an easy characterization that you're you are better off than you were four years ago. a lot of times they frame this a different way by saying that
of people protesting this anti-muslim film made here in the united states. dagen: rick leventhal from fox news joins us live. rick. >> the pakistani government declared today a national holiday, love for the prophet. nonviolence, but things got ugly fast. and across the streets of pakistan including islamabad to keep protesters from approaching the consulate there. and demonstrations in karachi, five movie theaters were burned and a couple of banks on fire. and one officer killed there. and in peshawar, hundreds of demonstrators set movie theaters on fire and police used tear gas. at some point opened the fire on the people and hit a pakistani news vehicle and killed the driver there. and they were marching through the streets and protesting the anti-muslim film and burned a makeshift coffin draped with an american flag and burned an effigy of president obama and around middle east and africa and security has been beefed up at a number of u.s. and western embassies around the region as a precaution, guys. dagen: rick, thank you for that reporting. connell: and nicole, the new york stock e
the state of the economy than any other government reports we're getting. ashley: united states is one of the world's most economically free countries. think again. the cato institute says the u.s. dropped from the top 10 to 18th on the list in its annual report. coauthor ian vasquez will be our special guest ahead to explain that. 18th in economic --. tracy: we were 10th last year. he has got to tell us what is going on. time for stocks as we do every 15 minutes. we head down to nicole petallides on the floor of the new york stock exchange. nicole we're down about eight points right now? >> right. the truth is yesterday we gave back about 40 points. wee had two weeks in a row about gains. fed stimulus and bond buying extending low rates. everyone seems to be taking a bit of a breather. right now the dow is down as are s&p and nasdaq as well, all to the downside. down .1 or .2 of a percent. we have winners like apple which obviously broke new records. fedex has come under pressure. fedex once again is warning about a tough global economy. so they came out with their numbers today. they
the president of the united states. there are things that can relieve the price of oil we are not doing. dagen: is it healthy that this is not the kind of shock that we saw in 2008 where it will spike above $100 a barrel, was $135 a barrel at the high. oil has remained relatively high for the american people in the last few years and got me chance to learn to live with it. >> that is true but also hurts everybody. certainly the lower end of the economy if you are a person who has to drive a long distance to work and you have to shell out that much more for your pay, it is a problem. natural gas is going to be a substitute that will have its day. we have an unlimited supply. dagen: would you invest in oil and commodities? >> i am already invested in oil and commodities to a great extent because as i said inflation is a genie in the bottle that will get out sooner or later and ben bernanke and all the politicians in the world can't bribe themselves enough to keep it in. dagen: it would take a healthy economy to trigger that and this economy is not. >> it does not take a healthy economy to trigge
been going in terms of violence, and also, he says this is not over yet because if the united states does not respond appropriately to his mind, which means punishing those involved with this film, he says these protests could continue. i said, what do you want to have dope to the filmmakers? he said, well, i'd like to see them tried in front of a sharia court meaning if they don't repent for insulting the prophet, he thinks they should be executed. that shows how quickly, simply how a jihadist leader talks about an anti-american protest brings out a few thousand people in front of the u.s. embassy. that shows the ground swell of anti-americanism now taking place in cairo. back to you. tracy: leeland, out in cay row, thank you very much. ashley: continuing with rising tensions in the middle east, oil traders growing more concerned as conflicts spread west to oil rich nigeria. phil flynn has more on this. are you concerned then, phil, what's going on in nigeria? >> i am right now. see, egypt doesn't produce a lot of oil, and because we built in good buffer of supply in case of a disru
people especially in the united states are saying no, thest a matter of free expression. the president of one of those groups was on cnn this morning. >> the only kind of hate speech that is illegal in the united states is when it incites imminent lawlessness and i think google is correct that the video in question did not meet that standard. >> google, which owns youtube, constantly having to make subjective decisions about what videos are okay. >> interesting. but this ist over because the white house has been asked to weigh in on this as well. >> the extent was asking youtube to take another look at it and then they said no, we're not going to do it. what you do have all the time, this is what's so fascinating about the way technology is changing the world. there are so many difficult decisions youtube has to face. for example, they say they don't all allow gory vooid, violent video, then you get these videos out of syria that show gore and violence. what we found is a youtube official who gave a talk a few years ago who said there's something they take a look at. to see whether a v
to but it at that time, and that was one of the biggest decisions we've made, the united states was in a very tough situation at that time. neil: you were for bailing those others out, because of the whole supply? >> remember we actually testified on behalf of temporary help for gm and chrysler, we concluded, that if gm and chrysler, went into freefall, they could have taken down the industry and u.s. economy. neil: you don't think you would have survived that or toyota with plants here. >> we all would have been in real trouble. we did it, -- we could have really contributed to u.s. going from a recession. neil: that rescue of a good thing? >> it was the right thing to did at the time, but to your point, i am just so pleased that we did not access one dollar of taxpayer money, we were on a plan to create a viable ford way before that recession hit. neil: there seems to be a bigger macro picture to, that you know that is big government, about well not big government. many saying it has gone too far since, and we built a slippery slope. what do you think that that the government is too unwieldy, res
the area. the people in the area are having to adjust and they believe the united states is weak. stuart: coming up, the top of the hour, ten o'clock, kt mcfarland on the policy disarray, can we say that the president's approach to islam is working, yes or no. top of the hour. lt. colonel oliver north will be here, says no, you cannot bring in the marines. two big companies and we're following them on the opening bell. general motors wants the government to sell its stake, but the reports suggest that the government wants to keep in control. apple could we see another all-time high? we're really, really close to 700 a share. we'll check it in just a couple of minutes. >> take a close look at your screen. and would you like this, a new graphic? graphics occupy less of the screen and i can appear more on the screen. i happen to adore the graphics. [laughter] >> the judge likes them too, and you can see more of him. television, what an awful beast it is. and the bell has running and trading slightly to the down side. we were expect ago modest loss at the opening bell, not much, maybe 20,
countries like the united states are already past the 50% penetration market. you got the smart phone. the incremental advantage of a new one, you know, is much less than the advantage for the future phone to a smart phone. >> people always trade up. you don't have total saturation. if you have one, you expect to get the new model, you drop it, you break it, it's note like you're not going to get another one. the expectations, the growth is exploding. 50 million iphones sold in the december quarter; right? that's the base bar. you know, that's the expectation. apple needs to beat that hurdle to keep forward momentum. when you only sold 150 million total units in the june quarter alone, worldwide among all the vendors, a third of the marketplace, is it poll? of course it is, but can they make them fast enough? that's the issue. >> is there backlash setting in for apple? i was watching tv in the samsung galaxy commercial makes fun of the people waiting in line for the iphone5. everywhere you go, you see the galaxy posters, point your phone up, and you get five free songs. there's fierce
.3% in the second quarter. the united states economy is barely, barely moving. now i think voters want to know what's going on. dagen: what's going on with mitt romney, he can't seem to put together a cohesive discussion about the state of the economy that is resonating with voters. you mentioned in the column that he was talking about trade cheaters and energy independence, which seem wholly removed from what is really happening right here right now on the ground for the american people. >> well, the ads that target china as a trade cheater are aimed at voters in northern ohio and around the great lakes where the auto workers are, but obama has been running his own ads hitting china, so i think they kind of neutralize one another. we had a report this morning that durable goods orders have dropped the most since january 09. orders for motor vehicles and motor vehicle parts dropped 11% in august. whatever obama did to bail out the auto industry, those people working in the industries in the northern ohio are the ones affected by a figure like that. and i don't quite understand why romney isn't goin
at the historical evidence. why did the united states have another pearl harbor? we were fighting the battle. otherwise the japanese would have attacked in general and san diego. anything care for 9/11. neil: what you think of that? are we just emphasizing the wrong thing? >> the terrorists also look at our system of communication. we look at what is vulnerable. it will continue to be airplanes. that doesn't mean they won't target metros or trains or other types of transportation. we have seen that we have been trying to look at other airplanes. >> they have looked at trains in madrid. we have looked at transportation beyond planes, but here, by and large, planes. do you fear that bad switches that? >> they are going to choose not always planes or trains, but wherever there is a large mass of passengers taking one kind of traveling system. neil: do think something along the magnitude of 9/11 could happen again? >> i am not thinking that about a group of 19, 20, or 30 coming from abroad. i am concerned about homegrown jihadist. more inside the united states. something close to 9/11 but maybe
, and even this year, abroad in markets, europe or the united states, and so there's tremendous amount of appetite in china, and also, begin the rise in wealth, the absolute population, there's very few resort locations in most of asia. we're seeing a tremendous growth in demand, whether it's china, bali, coast of thailand, and here as well. >> well, the united states is still the number one market. how do you feel about the domestic u.s. economy? and the stock, itself, over the last year, your stock up 35%. do you feel you can keep the growth going for shareholders? >> yeah, so first of all, in terms of u.s. market, here's what's going on. the u.s. economy, clearly, in a slow recovery, relative to the depth of the recession that we all went through in 2009. on the other hand, for more than a decade now, unlike other forms of commercial real estate, the hotel market has not been built out. it's been built out actually below trend line over the time period. although we look at 8% plus unemployment in the u.s., we're looking at occupancies that feel more like a late business cycle meanin
in business and financial debt in the future. it will sink our economies, all of us, europe, united states, everybody. lori: harry dent, many thanks for your time and analysis. your forecasting is always great. melissa, chorus is growing louder of private debt bubbles. he makes a great point. melissa: he really does. when comes to gold competitiveness the u.s. is failing again. up next find out where we rank and why the drop and we'll get the take from lou dobbs on all of it. lori: i mentioned in the shot that european yields are coming down. here in the u.s. they're unchanged. we saw buying earlier on some weaker, if you will, economic news. the productivity was sky-high but of course wage growth was muted that is a huge disappointment. our bosses are squeezing everything they can out of us. back with more after this. lori: you're going to get in hey! did you know that honey nut cheerios has oats that can help lower cholesterol? and it tastes good? sure does! wow. it's the honey, it makes it taste so... well, would you look at the time... what's the rush? be happy. be healthy. >> i'm cher
to keep order. it's sort after metaphor what's happening in the united states and countries all around the world where you have, you think you can solve every problem by new regulation, and you have so many different regulations concerns unsportsman like conduct. about ten of them delay of games and illegal, tackler using a helmet to butt. too many regulations for problems on the field. >> and so should the nfl cave and pay more to the regular refs to get them back? >> no, too many-- >> we're going to get e-mails on this, and we will watch whether we've got replacement refs or regular refs. >> we'll watch. >> of course we will. >> and i'll watch, there you go. >> two stories from two states, each will make you angrier than the next, first, union heads give chicago teachers a goldstar for their strike, that shut down schools in seven days, and then, there is california, the formerly golden state where the governor is set to sign a bill that could push even more businesses right out of the state. next. ♪ stuart: new at 10:00 a.m., a truly only in california story. all signs point to je
. we've never had less revenue coming into the united states since the korean war. wake up. 15.2% of gdp is the revenue. it's historically been about 19 or 20. so you can't tax your way out of this baby. you can't cut spending your way out of this baby and you can't dream your way out of this baby. you got to get in and do all the heavy lifting. and they won't do it. they being everyone running for public office before november 6. between november 6 and december 31st will be a whirl pool of $5 to $7 trillion bucks floating around f you go too far, you throw it into recession. if you go too little, you throw it into recession. merry christmas. it's going to be a lot of fun from now until december 31st. >> a pleasure to hear your straight talk, as always. thanks for joining me. >> sounds like a horse whisperer. >> fix the debt is the website. go to it if you want more information on the simpson/bowles plan or if you would like to sign senator simpson's petition calling on congress to pass a comprehensive long-term plan by july 4th, 2013. while you're online, visit cnn's america's
on this number nerdy show that we have according to the united states treasury, clips the 16 trillion dollar debt level. >> everyone knew this number would come. neil: congressman, you're among those who say we shouldn't hide from the spending, but embrace it? >> well, depends what you talk about spending money on. >> long term investments, and sometimes when you build a house, a road, you do have to borrow to make investments. neil: are you disaappointmented we have not seen more bang for the buck? >> today, we eclipsed $16 trillion of debt under this president. >> after $5 trillion of new debt, our economy is struggling. neil: the wrap against the president is he has no problem spending. >> that's not the issue. look, austerity never got a country out of recession. >> do we love our country enough we'll invest at the same levels in education -- neil: we don't have money to inest; right? >> that's because, neil -- neil: this president is spending billions more, and it's your money, and it has not yielded results. >> here's what i say to that. if, in fact, you're creating jobs here, that's good.
the right to practice free speech. here in the united states countless publications provoke offense. like me the majority of americans are christian and yet we do not ban blasphemy against our most sacred beliefs. >> the president is one of 36 world leaders speaking today. tomorrow, mahmoud ahmadinejad returns to the united nations it. will be his last appearance as iran's president. back to you. lori: thanks for that. david lee miller from fox news. melissa: coming up tonight on "money" we'll have former new york city mayor rudy giuliani talking about everything we heard right there. as the president talks about reaction to the movie. it is his reaction to everything that happened appropriate? we have terrorists targeting our ambassadors in the middle east and we're talking about this movie. we'll get rudy giuliani's take on that the u.n. is in town. what does it cost us and is it worth it. lori: my mother-in-law is across the street. she is beside herselves on the traffic issues. melissa: what do we get about this whole thing? rudy giuliani coming up 5:00 p.m. eastern here on "money". lori
the united states will avoid the fiscal cliff. peter has more on this in washington. >> the package of tax breaks would not avoid the fiscal cliff, but the usual grab bag of so-called tax extensions that congress approves pretty much every year, big ones like patching the al ten -- alalternative minimum tax, but thanks to big time lobbyists and lawmakers from both parties who want to help companies back home, there are plenty of special interest tax breaks in the package, $78 million, for example, for auto racetrack owners for faster writeoffs of investments, and $248 million for movie and tv studios to keep production in the u.s. when other countries over deals, and deals for electric powered motorcycles to encourage energy goals. they justify all of them, of course, and it's hard to get rid of them. >> only right before an election, last thing members of congress want to do is talk about eliminating tax breaks that others claim help create jobs. >> get this, supporters claim they did get rid of some breaks, 21 provisions including that notorious tax credit for electric golf carts. the pa
as the united states prepares to commemorate 9/11 and as the war in afghanistan is an issue in the presidential race. joining me now is evan coleman. we say it's an issue in the presidential race. actually, you know the headline out of the past two weeks. mitt romney did not mention afghanistan in his big speech. his people said he gave the speech the day before right before that. with that said, are you surprised we're not talking about afghanistan more as it relates to it? >> i'm not. it's politically unpopular. no candidate wants to get up and say, i'm very aggressive in favor of a continued presence in afghanistan. nobody wants to say that. mitt romney is smart enough to understand that. >> let me talk about the prisba prison. how do we process this? >> we were what happened to abu ghraib in baghdad. it's not good to have prisons in foreign countries. the problem is this. number one, the afghan government has a terrible record in terms of keeping control of the prisons. >> there have been breakouts. >> huge breakouts back a few years ago in kandahar, someone blew a hole in the side of the p
's self-righteousness. this is a party who called mitt romney, who's running for president of the united states, a felon. as someone who creates cancer in women. a vampire. somebody who abused his dog, dogs, who's waging a war on women. why this spot is resonating is because it comports with the reality that people are living. that there are two americas. one america is paying, is producing and paying. and the other america is being paid not to produce. that's their reality with this endless unemployment benefit, and all of the transfer payments. we have the greatest number of people and the greatest number of households that are dependent on some sort of government largess and people are reacting to it, because we can't afford it anymore. >> before i get inundated by tweets saying i'm a tool for the obama white house, we have done plenty on, you know, are debby wassermann schultz's incorrect statements on things. people on unemployment checks don't want to work, essentially what you're saying. there's a whole class of people getting these handouts. do you really believe that? >> that's
wrong with that. there's a big difference between being investor in chief and president of the united states. this business of getting tough on china, we hear it all over the campaign trail, everybody does it it really comes down to what's in the details. and that i think is where mitt romney has been once again, insufficient. he says he would label china a currency manipulator but at the same time he's against legislation, bipartisan legislation, that would actually go hard against the fact china manages currency to are an advantage with its exports and put our imports at a competitive disadvantage. >> mr. romney scolded the president back in 2009 for defending american tire companies against chinese competition and i'm quoting him, production stifles productivity but he now has the president hasn't been hard enough on china. today the president responded. take a listen. >> when you hear this newfound outrage, you hear these ads promising to get tough on china, it feels a lot like that fox saying, you know we need more secure chicken coops. >> robert i don't w
two contests between europe and the united states, but the home side really do have home advantage, and no doubt about that. chicago is a sports mad city, susan, and well, the u.s. are really dominating as we speak. they led after the opening day, 5-3, and they doubled that lead after the morning foursomes this morning to would you believe 8-4, and now they go into the final day singles after more come petition this afternoon wi the afternoon four balls leading 10-6. so that is quite a lead going into the final 12 singles tomorrow. there's no doubt, too, of the great heroes have been a rookie and a hall of famer. they have combined brilliantly. phil mickelson is a four-time major champion and recently inducted into the world golf hall of fame, with but he is a man setting out on the professional career is his partner, kegan bradley from massachusetts. it is bradley who has been the star attraction here. those two have combined the play three matches, and they have won all three. they were rested this afternoon and i had a brief moment with kegan bradley and i was catching up with h
-growing metropolitan area in the united states. we have been adding new jobs but not fast enough. we have a good healthy diverse economy that will see us through over the long run. >> all the ancillary towns as well especially with hotels and things like that. >> absolutely from a direct economic impact but the bigger picture, charlotte has never played on this largest age before. we have been about building charlotte over the last half century or so. this is our debut. the largest such event we ever hosted and the eyes of the world are upon us. most of your viewers and visitors have never been to charlotte before. we have a very positive city to show to our visitors and to the world and there are a lot of people we have talked to on your staff talking about how we can figure out how to move to charlotte. it is a positive product in the business of selling charlotte. tracy: thank you very much. >> thank you as welcome back. tracy: bank of america's headquarters. ashley: big banking community. the nasdaq and s&p turning positive in the last hour and the dow fighting to join them. you don't want t
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